Creator

Date Original

1963 April 22

Description

This collection contains a letter from Vera Margaret Dinning, Helena-West Helena Chamber of Commerce, pertaining to the centennial observance of the Battle of Helena. The letter is dated April 22, 1863.

Biographical/Historical Note

On July 4, 1863, the Battle of Helena was fought under the Confederate command of Lieutenant General Theophilus Holmes and Union Major General Benjamin Prentiss. The attack of Confederate forces on the Union's Fort Curtis ended in Confederate defeat the same day that Vicksburg fell to the Union.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Helena, Phillips County (Ark.); Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.095.011

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Battle of Helena Centennial Association letter, SMC.095.011

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Battle of Helena Centennial Association letter, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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